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Coronavirus in the UAE – Force Majeure or Hardship?

The coronavirus is the undefeatable proof that we live in a globalized world.  There’s uncertainty as to whether the Covid-19 will be treated under Article 273 (which regulates Force Majeure contentions) or Article 249 (which covers hardship circumstances) of the UAE Civil Code.  In very brief, the key decision maker will be to assess whether

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Can the ongoing coronavirus-led limitations impact signed UAE labor contracts?

The coronavirus is having a global legal impact. We have received a number of parallel inquiries with respect to postponements or cancellations of offer letters or unofficial labor contracts set to start imminently.  Employees are left with an announced departing date at previous positions and a postponement of months prior to supposedly start the position.

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EMPRESAS EN ESPAÑA – SA O SL?

Viajar a España y hacer negocio en España es cada vez más habitual por el atractivo del país en términos de cultura, ubicación, clima, el factor Schengen y la inestabilidad en otras zonas carentes de seguridad jurídica y estabilidad política.  La inmensa mayoría de nuestros clientes llegan a España a bordo de vuelos Emirates provenientes

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Islamic law

Will intro the Islamic Law

Succession in Dubai has always been a sensitive issue for expats. Even though local regulations apparently allow the application of the resident’s national law, the uncertainty of the relevant articles has led local courts to not always grant the foreign treatment over the Islamic Law. AS A CONSEQUENCE: An important number of residents opted to

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Insurance

Qué cubren las pólizas de seguro en EAU

¿Cubren las pólizas de seguro la compensación conocida como dinero de sangre? El dinero de sangre (blood money en inglés, o diyaa en árabe) es la compensación que una víctima o sus familiares deben recibir cuando se comete un delito contra la vida u órganos de una persona, independientemente de que tales daños se produzcan intencionada o inintencionadamente.

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